ATSC 113    Applied Meteorology
Weather for Sailing, Flying & Snow Sports

Getting Started

If you are new to UBC, use the following links to get your Campus-Wide Login (CWL) if you don't have one already.  You will need the CWL for this online course.

Videos/Instructions to Help You Get Started

Former TA Anthony and undergrad assistant Alison created videos to help you get started.
  1. Introduction to ATSC 113. . Created by Anthony Di Stefano.
  2. Getting Started I:  The ATSC 113 home page. . Created by Alison Deere.   There is a lot of info packed into this video - - you might want to view it at slower (0.75) speed.
  3.     The ePortfolio points change from term to term. See the Evaluation link for details of points for this term.
        Note: Be sure to check the Point Diagram for the term to find the mark distribution for the course.
  4. Getting Started II: Canvas and the Orientation Module . You might want to view it at slower (0.75) speed.Created by Alison Deere.

Software Components

This course uses three online components:  
  1. This EOAS department course web page that you access through your web browser.
  2. The UBC "Canvas" learning management system (via your web browser).
  3. "Zoom" accessible through your web browser (Google Chrome) for one-on-one student discussions with the course instructor or TAs.

1. On your Web Browser:

On your web browser, visit and bookmark the course home page  or mark it as a "favourite".  This site holds all the online content that is testable; namely, the Meteorological Concepts and associated Learning Goals.  It also holds the Schedule of activities and assignments.

2. UBC Canvas

Visit Canvas access our course.  You will need use your Campus Wide Login (CWL) to log into UBC Canvas.  This site holds the case-study Modules, the online quizzes and midterm exams, and your grades and ePortfolio.  Students should use the section indicated below: 

Use the section below in UBC Canvas to access the learning modules, quizzes, midterms, term assignment, and other Canvas activities:
Fall  (September - December) ATSC 113 99A Applied Meteorology
Spring (January - April)
ATSC 113 99C Applied Meteorology
Summer (May - June)
ATSC 113 98A Applied Meteorology

3. Zoom

Zoom is an online meeting service we use to enable Instructors and TAs to remotely interact with students one-on-one as needed during the course.   

Ready to start?  Enter Canvas and select this course from the Canvas Dashboard (or from the Courses icon in the left navigation tab).  Next, select the "Modules" tab from the course navigation bar at left, and click on "Orientation-page 1".  Good luck everyone.

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Last modification: 14 Nov 2022